2 men die in Morgan Park fire

The fire broke out at a home near Homewood Avenue and Edmaire Street, Chicago fire officials said.


Firefighters battle a blaze March 31, 2022, in Morgan Park.

Chicago Fire Department

Two men in their 60s died in a fire Thursday in Morgan Park on the Far South Side.

The fire broke out at a home in the 11300 block of South Homewood around 6:30 p.m., Chicago fire officials said.

Two men, 63 and 61, were found dead inside the home, officials said. The blaze was extinguished by 7 p.m.

The older man was identified as Charles Browning and the younger man as Floyd Browning Jr., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Chicago police said the cause and manner of their death was under investigation.

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